Stev Elam

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016 - 2017Director
Film (Feature)
The Disconnected
Stev Elam
MoonHill Productions
2016 - 2017Director
Film (Feature)
Moments of Clarity
Stev Elam
Level FIlm
2013 - 2014Director
Film (Feature)
The Trial of Socrates
Stev Elam
Serial Artist
2013 - 2014Director
Documentary
Salvage
Stev Elam
MoonHill Productions
2013Director
Television / TV
Zombeo & Juliécula
Stev Elam
MoonHill Productions
2012Director
Film (Short)
In Transit
Stev Elam
In-Transit-Films
2011Director
Film (Short)
The Gadfly
Stev Elam
Serial Films
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    About me

    Stev Elam’s aesthetically rich cinematic style and natural storytelling ability has garnered him numerous accolades. Whether a commercial, documentary, or feature film, he moves effortlessly between humor and emotion creating stunning visuals and capturing natural performances.

    Elam is fresh off of a 2015 Best Director win for his first feature film, Moments of Clarity, at the Boston International Film Festival, where it debuted.

    Additional Information

    BIO

    Stev Elam is a International award winning visual/storytelling director whose cinematic style is marked by strong visuals, subtle humor and natural performances.

    Whether working with actors with honed skills and talent or real people with unique life experiences, under Elam’s direction, the performances are always honest, emotional and above all, human. Whether it’s a shy little girl with a hole in her heart, or five-time Emmy nominee, Jill Eikenberry and husband, Michael Tucker, Olympic Gold medalist Tara Lipinski, or Larry King and Vice President Dan Quayle, Elam guides them to the heart of the story.

    Elam has been honored by the International Academy of Visual Arts, The American Pixel Academy, featured in Shoot Magazine’s Best Work, and has won over two dozen awards in commercials and film.

    His first feature film "Moments of Clarity" won (Best Director) and (Best Actress) at the 2015 Boston International Film Festival. The film stars, Lyndsy Fonseca (Nikita, Kick-Ass), Xander Berkeley (24, Terminator 2), Jon Lajoie (The League), Marguerite Moreau (Wet Hot American Summer), Angela McEwan (Nebraska), AJ Trauth (Even Stevens), Golden Globe nominee Bitty Schram (Monk, A League of Their Own) and Oscar nominee Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight).

    In 2013 Elam directed a family TV pilot “Zombeo & Juliecula" (4 TELLY AWARDS) and a hard-hitting documentary "Salvage" about homeless women and children on skid row. Elam’s short film “The Gadfly” starring Xander Berkeley (Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Apollo 13 and the TV series "24") has won numerous awards including Platinum Remi (Best Dramatic Short) at WorldFest – Houston International Film Festival and (Best Actor) at the Maverick Movie Awards.

    FILM CREDITS

    Moments Of Clarity, Salvage, The Trial of Socrates, Zombeo and Juliecula, In Transit, The Gadfly, The Death Of Socrates

    SPECIALTY CATEGORIES

    Celebrity Talent, Pharmaceutical, Fashion, Real People, Visual Storytelling, Dialogue, Humanity, Monologue, Documentary, Kids, Corporate, Humor, Sports, Spanish, Animals, Long Form and Underwater

    CAMERA/FORMAT EXPERIENCE

    Super 8, 16mm, 35mm, Super 35, HD, Arri Alexa, Red One, Red Epic, The HDW-F900R CineAlta 24P, F35, DLSR (5D and 7D)

    RECENT CLIENT LIST

    McCann-Erickson, Ogilvy & Mather, Aventis, U.S. Government, YMCA, Wired Safety, WidmeyerCommunications, Hanuman Media, Identify Foundation, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Red Cross, Guidant Corporation,Novartis, Cook Pharmaceuticals, Spotlight Health, Vista Technologies, Children’s Miracle, The U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission and The Larry King Cardiac Foundation.

    AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

    2015 Best Director Feature - Boston International Film Festival - Moments of Clarity

    2015 Best Feature Audience Award - San Diego Film Festival - Moments of Clarity

    2015 Best Feature Audience Award - Catalina Island Film Festival - Moments of Clarity

    2015 Best Feature Award of Merit Catalina Island Film Festival - Moments of Clarity

    2015 Best Feature Nominee - Maverick Movie Awards - Moments of Clarity

    2015 Best Director Nominee - Maverick Movie Awards - Moments of Clarity

    2015 Best Feature Nominee - Cine Awards - Moments of Clarity

    2015 Nine Nominations - Maverick Movie Awards - Moments of Clarity

    2014 Best Family Film - South Dakota Film Festival - Zombeo & Juliecula

    2014 Best Documentary - Los Angeles Art House Film Festival - Salvage

    2014 Best Documentary - Pasadena International Film Festival - Salvage

    2014 Best Family Film - California Film Awards - Zombeo & Juliecula

    2013 Telly Award (4 Categories) - Zombeo & Juliecula

    2013 Telly Award - Documentary - Salvage

    2013 Best Actor - Best Film Makeup - AOF Film Festival - Zombeo & Juliecula

    2013 Best Editing - Best Cinematography - AOF Film Festival - Salvage

    2012 Best Director - Angeleno Film Festival - In Transit

    2012 Best Short Film - Angeleno Film Festival – In Transit

    2012 Best Actor - Angeleno Film Festival – In Transit

    2012 Best Film Short - International Academy of Visual Arts Communicator Film Award - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Film Short - International Audio - Visual Awards (AVA) Platinum Winner - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Film Short - The California Film Awards Gold Winner - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Dramatic Short - WorldFest Houston International Film Festival Platinum Remi - The Gadfly

    2011 Best In Show - Aurora Award Platinum - Commercial

    2011 Communicator Award of Excellence - Commercial

    2011 Best Director EMPixx Award Platinum - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Film Short - EMPixx Award Platinum - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Director - Omni Award - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Dramatic Short - Omni Award - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Actor - Maverick Movie Awards Winner - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Film Short - The Indie Fest Award - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Film - Best Shorts Award - The Gadfly

    2011 Best Film Short - Accolade Award - The Gadfly

    2011 Winner - Silver Bulldog Awards - Commercial

    2011 Best Original Score Nominee - Maverick Movie Awards - The Gadfly

    2011 Telly Award Commercial

    2011 Best Actress Nominee Angeleno Film Fest - InTransit

    2011 Best Representation Of Theme Nominee - Angeleno Film Fest - In Transit

    2011 Best Short Short Nominee - Golden Door International Film Festiva - In Transit

    2011 Best Concept Short Nominee - Golden Door International Film Festival - In Transit

    2011 PR Week's Public Sector Campaign of the year Nominee - Commercial

    2010 Best In Show - Davy Award - Commercial

    2010 Telly Award - Commercial

    2010 W3 Award - Commercial

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years